GREAT VALLEY Connoisseurs in pursuit of the perfect pumpkin know there is only one place to find a gorgeous gourd that's ripe for the picking Pumpkinville! It's the season's signature event, full of family-friendly activities to please everyone.
This year, Pumpkinville is open from now through Halloween, Oct. 31, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. each day. Admission is free.
Check out the newest attraction the Hen House Five Review. This friendly flock of animatronic chickens will entertain you with their singing and even tell some jokes.
Pumpkinville's annual hayrides are back traveling around the farm, into the woods. Hop on board to the horse pasture, where you'll see our ponies. Take a helicopter ride during weekends in October (weather permitting), and view the beautiful fall colors from above.
Pumpkinville is one of the largest attractions in Cattaraugus County. The Pawlowski family Dan, Diane, Jim and Lisa invites you to enjoy food, fun, special activities. Of course, there are plenty of pumpkins ripe for the picking! Select your own for a special jack-o-lantern or for fall decoration.
One of the first events of the season is the Apple Cider Festival (Sept. 22-23). Families can watch apple cider pressing and see a 120-year old cider mill in use. There's also entertainment each day from 1-5 p.m.
Oct. 6-8 is the Fall Festival Weekend at Pumpkinville, featuring a variety of festivities each day. Back by popular demand, Pumpkinville's annual events, including the six-acre corn maze, the corn cannon, gem mining, pony rides, goat mountain, the cow train and storyland. Some of the attractions have a minimal fee.
Taking in all that is Pumpkinville makes you hungry, so be sure to check out all the flavorful goodies, including the pumpkinville grill, chicken barbecue, the ice cream factory, home-made fudge, caramel apples and caramel sauce, old-fashioned kettle corn and maple products. Don't miss Di's Pies & Bake Shoppe. Watch pumpkin doughnuts being made and take home a dozen or two. Or, choose a pumpkin pie, apple pie, cookies, bread, or other sweet treats.
Pumpkinville is located at 4844 Sugartown Road, off Route 98 in Great Valley, minutes from Ellicottville. Come see why it's called Pumpkinville.
Public contact: 716-699-2205 or www.pumpkinville.com